Jan 24, 2010 8:00am EST
week ago an equally adorable litter was born giving us a new batch of fur balls to fall in love with. here's a live look at them. obviously it's breakfast in that household. we'll meet them in our next half hour. >> you see how they all lined up light, dark, light, dark. they know what they're doing. >> i didn't notice that. anyway, adorable shot. >>> first let's move to politics. democrats took a devastating hit losing last week's massachusetts senate race and their super majority. it has the president bringing in reinforcements to make sure the story doesn't repeat itself in this fall's midterm elections. this, as he prepares for his first state of the union address this week. here with more is david gregory, moderator of "meet the press." good morning. >> good morning. >> he's bringing in david. who is that. >> he's a very important adviser. he was a campaign manager during the 2008 successful run for the white house. veteran of capitol hill as well. he is the one who was tasked even when he was outside the white house on hiatus, he wrote a book about the experience of 2008 to rea
Jan 24, 2010 6:00am EST
to us. moving through portions of cincinnati into far southeastern ohio these dark and light green shade counties the flash flood watch and the flood watches from northern new england right down to the gulf coast. a lot of rain up and down the eastern sea board. flight delays later on this afternoon. a real push of warm and humid air coming northbound from the gulf coast. here's a look at the satellite and radar combined. here's that big spin in the atmosphere. main area of low pressure is headed up to the great lakes. a secondary low will form along that front and as a result what we'll see here is a little bit of a slower track for the rain to arrive, that's why it's not range yet. once it does get here the heaviest rains from sundown tonight until sun up tomorrow and then the rains tapering off mid to late afternoon on monday. rainfall amounts, 1.5 to two minchs of rain. some spots with more than three inches of rain. isolated rumble or two of thunder. today cloudy, breezy, rain arriving later on this afternoon. mild. highs today well up into the mid to low 50s. highs tomorrow e
Jan 24, 2010 9:00am EST
federal involvement and some cash, it sounds like. >> indeed. >> thanks. derrick ward live for us today. >>> new today, osama bin laden is purportedly claiming responsibility for the attempted bombing of a northwest flight christmas day. al jazeera is airing an audio message they claim is from the leader. he vowed similar assaults as long as the u.s. continues to support israel. officials are still working to confirm that the voice on the tape is that of bin laden. >>> a flight that left dulles international airport headed to las vegas had to be diverted after authorities say a passenger tried to open one of the plane doors in midair. unite flight 228 landed safely in denver -- rather, 223 was that united flight around 7:00 last night, it came down in denver. police and the fbi finally escorted the man off the plane. he could face federal charges. the man's name was not released, but investigators say he might have been intoxicated. we talked to a man from this area who was on that very plane and he told us he and another passenger actually helped to wrestle the guy to the ground.